Doctor Joshua Jackson is a board certified, Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Having grown up on a ranch in Northern New Mexico, he developed an early love for all animals. His father’s influence as a General Surgeon for people lead to an early interest in surgery. Dr. Jackson went to veterinary school at Colorado State University where he graduated a member of the Phi Zeta honor society. He went on to perform a rotating internship at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego and a residency in surgery at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Jackson returned to San Diego and founded the surgery service at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital. Under his directorship, the service has grown to 7 surgeons performing thousands of surgeries every year. As an active mentor to over 140 interns and residents, Dr. Jackson has helped many young surgeons achieve diplomate status. Dr. Jackson has broad clinical interests in surgery, ranging from total hip replacements to advanced soft tissue and reconstructive techniques. He has lectured nationally and internationally on cruciate ligament disease, total hip replacement and orthopedic implants and published numerous scientific articles on a variety of soft tissue and orthopedic topics. Dr. Jackson was a founder of the Veterinary Specialty Hospital of Hong Kong, the first specialty referral only hospital in Asia. He was also a founder of FACE, a non-profit organization that has saved thousands of pets in the San Diego region from euthanasia for economic reasons.
Dr. Jackson is now happy to bring his years of experience to the pets and people of Montana. He is excited to bring 24hr, specialty care to the region and looks forward to expanding the services currently available in the area. His free time is spent exploring the rivers, trails and slopes of Montana with his family and his 2 black labs, Django and Madison.
Cissy was born and raised in Montana. Growing up in the Bridger Mountains, her love for animals started young. Cissy grew up with horses, dogs, cats, rabbits, pet turkeys, lizards, turtles, hedgehogs, and most extraordinary pet badgers.
She originally went to school at Northwest College for her animal science degree. After establishing a career in the fire industry, she decided to pursue her dream of working with animals. Cissy has her degree in Applied Science of Veterinary Technology. She has an interest in orthopedic surgeries and anesthesiology. She is also certified through Cornell University in Advanced Life Support and cardiopulmonary resuscitation for both canines and felines.
In her off time, you can find her with her husband, Tim, in the outdoors with their kids, Remi and Colt (English Springer Spaniels). Hiking, snowmobiling, boating, skeet shooting, bow fishing, stand up paddle boarding, and ice fishing, to name a few. Cissy also has two cats; Tuddle and Bundle, as well as a chinchilla, Peanuts.